Could going outside be as effective as vitamin D supplements? Are pecans heart-healthy? The People’s Pharmacy has answers.
A reader reports that pineapple juice cured a case of the hiccups. But how? Plus: Acupuncture proves to be a successful alternative therapy for restless...
You probably know about the dangers of high cholesterol, but what about low cholesterol? Plus: A pharmacist explains how pharmacy substitutions work.
Q: I have always enjoyed black licorice sticks as a special treat. It never bothered me until I started eating bagfuls of German salted licorice....
Also in People's Pharmacy: Krill oil for dry eyes; taking a probiotic to counteract antibiotic side effects.
A reader reports that eating kiwifruit improves good cholesterol numbers. Will it work for others?
Tips for masking bad breath, supplementing vitamin D and keeping your nose clean -- of pollen.
Also: the dangers of the antibiotic clindamycin and an asthma patient asks what happened to Primatene Mist.
And: A physician admonishes the Graedons for a column on vitamin D-3 and mouse poison that scared a patient. Plus, how to use milk of...
Applying ice to cold sores may help heal them faster.